Write a Guest Blog Post!

 Posted by on May 22, 2014
May 222014
 

  Do you want to contribute to agile-code.com?   I have been asked several times to consider accepting guest-posts, and I came to a conclusion that that this could be a great idea! So, yes, effective immediately, I will accept guest posts. Submit your guest-post today! Content However, your post must be on any of the following topics: Agile Methodologies Programming (no language preference). Test Driven Development (TDD). Domain [... read more]

NHibernate and the specification pattern

 Posted by on September 11, 2014
Sep 112014
 

This is my first guest post at Agile-Code! I wish to thank my friend Zoran Maksimovic (@zoranmax) for the invitation! Hope the blog’s readers like it! The Specification pattern is well known to .NET developers and has gained significant momentum with the introduction of LINQ expressions. There are lots of implementations, but, for one reason or the other, I wasn’t really happy with any of [... read more]

Jul 022014
 

Syncfusion published yet another book on their Succinctly Series – MongoDB Succinctly. Once again I had the pleasure to be the Technical Editor of the book.     In MongoDB Succinctly, author Agus Kurniawan explains the essentials of the MongoDB database system. Starting with creating a MongoDB database, you’ll learn how to make collections and interact with their data, how to build a console application [... read more]

List of ASP.NET MVC grid controls

 Posted by on January 10, 2014
Jan 102014
 

I was trying out several grid implementation for my next ASP.NET MVC framework based project, and thought to share with you the list of known grid display solutions I’ve found. All the description have been taken directly from the relative sites. FlexGrid – Lightweight but rich data grid with resizable columns and a scrolling data to match the headers, plus an ability to connect to [... read more]

Jan 052014
 

Every software project is particular and has its own features, but in general there are things that are common across the industry! In this post I would like to mention things that in my opinion are a must and that I am currently following whenever working on a project.  The priority of the list is not given by the order as it would largely depend [... read more]

Microsoft ASP.NET Web API Succinctly

 Posted by on December 15, 2013
Dec 152013
 

Recently I had a pleasure to Technically Review the Microsoft ASP.NET Web API Succinctly e-book , which is part of the Syncfusion’s succinctly series e-books, and finally the book got published and it’s immediately available for download! The book’s author has made a good job and has given a lot of good examples of how to use the technology and I cannot do otherwise than recommend [... read more]

Oct 052013
 

In December 2012 I started working on a one-man-project called linktotweet.com. I started the project as an experiment as I wanted to try and learn about the newest available versions of various technologies such as Microsoft ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, Geolocation, and Google Charts. I though that it would be good to expose the service to the web and, after purchasing a domain name, the service [... read more]

Aug 012013
 

ServiceStack is a high-performance .NET web services framework (including a number of high-performance sub-components) that simplifies the development of XML, JSON, JSV and SOAP Web Services. ServiceStack has a large number of components, and it has its own “ecosystem”. One of the functionality ServiceStack exposes is the dependency injection with it’s built-in Funq IoC framework. Wile Funq is an excellent framework, for a number of [... read more]

Jul 042013
 

In List of Microsoft.NET IL disassemblers post, I have already mentioned one of the Telerik’s (free) products, which is the JustDecompile. In this post I would like to review JustCode a tool of which Telerik has just released a new version. Unfortunately, the JustCode is not open source and it is not free, but it offers a great deal of functionality. I particularly like the [... read more]

May 262013
 

In the previous article Entity Framework Code First – Filtering And Sorting with paging (1) I have simply omitted to include the explanation of the “sorting” mechanism in the solution I’ve proposed. The intention was there but it was left out so I hope that this post will complete the whole story. A short summary of the previous articles For the new comers, this post [... read more]

May 232013
 

I was completely unaware of the SQL Server “ghost records” until recently I’ve started using a table in SQL Server database to temporarily store and then delete generated PDF documents as part of a nightly job. Because of a large amount of data being processed (inserted and then deleted) few days later our DBA realized that the database data files started growing in a rhythm [... read more]

May 072013
 

After quite a long time there is a small update on the Google DataTable .NET Wrapper library. For those who are new to the library please check the two previous posts: How to use the Google DataTable .Net Wrapper Library What’s new in Google DataTable .NET Wrapper v3.0.0 What is new? First of all I would like to thank Tom Ziesmer who has substantially contributed [... read more]

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